2016 Yamaha SR400

a 2016 Yamaha SR400Born to be legend

The big single has always held a special place in the hearts of motorcyclists. And when we launched the original Yamaha SR400 over 30 years ago it became a favourite with riders who yearned for a simple, agile and engaging motorcycle.

Over the years the huge level of interest in the SR has never gone away. And now the Yamaha SR400 is ready to become an integral part of the daily lives of a whole new generation of riders who appreciate its enduring appeal.

This timeless retro just oozes charm and authenticity wherever you look. And as the basis for creating your own café racer, bobber or street scrambler, the SR400 offers endless possibilities.

  • b 2016 Yamaha SR400
  • c 2016 Yamaha SR400


  • Timeless retro style with proven technology
  • Ideal basis for an easy customization
  • Create your own café racer, bobber or scrambler
  • 400cc air-cooled 4-stroke single cylinder engine
  • Fuel injection with transistor ignition
  • Relaxed torque for easy and enjoyable riding
  • Decompressor for easy kick starting
  • Light, slim and agile steel chassis
  • Spoked wheels with aluminium rims
  • Conventional front forks with twin rear shocks
  • Classic 12-litre teardrop fuel tank


Engine type 4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valves
Displacement 399cc
Bore x stroke 87.0 mm x 67.2 mm
Compression ratio 8.5 : 1
Maximum power 17.1 kW (23.2PS) @ 6,500 rpm
Maximum Torque 27.4 Nm (2.8 kg-m) @ 3,000 rpm
Lubrication system Dry sump
Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc
Carburettor Fuel Injection
Ignition system TCI
Starter system Kick
Transmission system Constant Mesh, 5-speed
Final transmission Chain


Frame Steel Double Cradle
Front suspension system Telescopic forks
Front travel 150 mm
Caster Angle 27º
Trail 111 mm
Rear suspension system Dual shock
Rear Travel 125 mm
Front brake Hydraulic Disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brake Drum mm
Front tyre 90/100-18M/C 54S (Tube type)
Rear tyre 110/90-18M/C 61S (Tube type)


Overall length 2,085 mm
Overall width 750 mm
Overall height 1,095 mm
Seat height 785 mm
Wheel base 1,410 mm
Minimum ground clearance 130 mm
Wet weight (including full oil and fuel tank) 174 kg
Fuel tank capacity 12 litres
Oil tank capacity 2.4 litres

Post source : yamaha-motor.eu

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